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  • proper n. Georgia (US state)

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  • n. a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

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  • While the Republican race is mainly McCain vs. Romney, the Peach State is a first test of whether Mr. Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and Baptist preacher, is siphoning enough Southern and conservative votes from Mr. Romney to be his spoiler.

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  • The Peach State is the nation's 10th-best state for business in 2010, according to

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  • "The Peach State is the first in the country to build a nuclear reactor in over thirty years," he said.

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  • From that moment forward, I had no doubt that Georgia Tech would lose, Georgia would win, and order would be restored to the universe ... or, at least, to the Peach State, which is near enough to being the whole cosmos to suit me.

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  • Georgia, eager to shed the sweet Peach State nickname and show it's tougher than tough Arizona, passed an anti-immigrant bill early in April that, among other things, makes it a felony to use fake documents when applying for a job, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

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  • After all, August National is in the Peach State, right?

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  • If Barnes emerges as the nominee today, expect Democrats nationally to make the case that the Peach State represents a genuine pickup opportunity for their side.

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  • Little has been done by way of reliable public polling in the race, but several factors play in Deal's (or Handel's) favor, including the fact that Republicans outnumbered Democrats by nearly two-to-one in the July primary, the Peach State gave Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) 52 percent of the vote in 2008 and President Obama's approval rating has dipped to 47 percent in the state.

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  • U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston (R-Georgia) says Sarah Palin should mind her own business and keep out of Peach State politics -- and politics in other states too.

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  • Roy Barnes (Ga.) convincing win in the Peach State primary, a victory that makes the state competitive in the fall.

    Republicans hold edge in fight for governorships

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